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Microsoft Edge for Macs powered by M1 is now in beta

Apple’s new M1 based Macs haven’t been out that long, the new MacBook Air, Mac mini and MacBook Pro (with two ports) were only launched in November and within a few days, Google launched Chrome designed for the new architecture and a lot of apps were updated and you can already run Parallels on the new M1 machines too. In the last few days, Microsoft has released its version of […]

Apple’s Mac sales grew by 16% in 2020

According to a report from Canalys Apple managed to ship 16% more Macs in 2020 than it did in 2019, but as the report point out it is still behind its main PC rivals, such as Dell, HP and Lenovo. The fact they are behind isn’t surprising, there isn’t a lot of companies willing to shell out over £900 per machine for an employee when it can tick the same box […]

MacStadium now offers the M1 Mac mini

MacStadium, a company which has done a good job over the past eight years in Mac hosting, using actual Mac mini and Mac Pro hardware in various data centres over the world is now starting to rollout the option of the new Mac mini M1 to customers. MacStadium is offering the Mac mini in 8GB or 16GB configurations and can be purchased online, from $99 per month (£72.73) / €99. […]

The first iMac 5K from 2014 is now classed as vintage

This week, Apple has updated its list of products which is classes as vintage after a certain amount of years and Apple has added a couple of iMac models to that list, including the very first iMac 5K from 2014. These models have been added to the vintage list. iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013) iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014) iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) iMac (Retina 5K, […]

Some new M1 Macs are seeing Bluetooth issues

The new M1 based Macs have been out with customers for about a week now and some users are reporting issues with Bluetooth. Issues with some accessories not working all together or some devices being intermittent. Originally reported by MacRumors who have said that users affected have been sharing the issues on Reddit and the MacRumors forums and that the models affected are the M1 models so the MacBook Air, […]

Google has a new version of Chrome designed for Apple Silicon Macs

This week, to coincide with the release of the brand new line of M1 Macs from Apple, the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini – Google is releasing a new version of Chrome to run natively on Apple Silicon Macs, with Chrome version 87. Instead of releasing a universal app, Google has chosen to offer two different versions, both offered at the download page. When you visit the webpage […]

macOS Big Sur seems to be bricking some older MacBook Pro models

Apple released macOS Big Sur last week and while it had some issues getting to everyone and also causing some repercussions for other Apple services, Big Sur now seems to be bricking some older models of MacBook Pro, specially ones from late 2013 and mid 2014 for the 13-inch version. Some customers have had mixed results, with Apple saying there is a known issue and Engadget reached out to Apple which said […]

Microsoft now has a beta version of Office for Mac with support for Apple Silicon

Earlier this week, Apple announced the new M1 chip for Mac, and it is already in the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13-inch and Mac mini. Apps do need to be updated to support the new models, otherwise they’ll be emulated using Rosetta 2 and earlier this week Microsoft has released the first beta of Office for Mac with support for the new chips. Learn more here about the Office […]

macOS Big Sur is now out

Apple has released the biggest ever update to macOS today with macOS Big Sur which is version 11.0 but Apple has actually jumped ahead today, releasing macOS 11.0.1 to compatible machines today. You can read more about macOS Big Sur here fro June 2020. This update changes a lot about the user interface, which borrows a lot from iOS and iPadOS with completly refreshed UI, icons and it also has […]

Apple announces new 13-inch MacBook Pro, powered by Apple Silicon

Yesterday at the Apple event, Apple announced the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the new M1 chip, its first in house SoC for the Mac and like in the new Mac mini and MacBook Air it enables more performance, less energy usage and in the laptops – much better battery life. The new MacBook Pro is the same price as before, at £1,299 in the UK and $1299 in the […]